2013 Nissan ALTIMA Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2013 Nissan ALTIMA Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1512833
 Internal NHTSA #11150962
 ManufacurerNissan North America, Inc.
 BrandNISSAN
 ModelALTIMA
 Model Year2013
 File date08/11/18
 ComponentPOWER TRAIN
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhile driving on the highway (in motion), my car (nissan altima 2013) started jerking every few seconds when accelerating and i was experiencing a loss of power when accelerating. This was during rush hour (5pm on 695 in baltimore, maryland) and my car became a hazard to pull to the shoulder. When the issue happened, there were no warning signs/lights displayed. Upon pulling to the shoulder, i put my car in park and shut it off. After starting the car up again and putting it in drive, it would not drive. I turned the car off a couple of more times and shifted it to drive and it finally started driving. However, the jerking and the loss of power/acceleration continued. Now, i cannot drive my car at all. I contacted nissan and even though they extended the warranty on some of their cvt transmission vehicles (2003-2010), my car is a 2013 and it is not covered in the warranty. All of the nissan dealerships i have contacted are refusing to repair the vehicle under a warranty and are quoting a $5000 repair for a re-manufactured transmission. Upon doing research, it is evident the cvt transmission issue with the 2013 nissan altima is a known issue and nissan should be covering this issue. The vehicle currently has 75,819 miles on it and the issue happened around 75,810 miles. The vehicle is currently parked at a local mechanic shop, it was driven straight to the shop when this issue started occurring. This is a serious safety hazard because the vehicle starts losing power/acceleration when driving on the highway which can result in an accident.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure75810
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateCATONSVILLE, MD
VIN pattern 1N4AL3AP8DCXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase22/09/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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Transmission type
 Vehicle speed55
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
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 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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